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, the cold front that is about to hit us up here means hot dry winds in state of california. that fact is no stranger to people here on the panel. it doesn't take much to fan hot, dry vegetation that has been soaking in that hot sun. when i say soaking, it means it gets the moisture level so low where it's kindling in the forest. you have more people moving in, more vegetation growing, it's a recipe for nature trying to do its thing and people in the way. so with this, it takes a lot of support whether we're talking about the fire lines, behind the fire lines or been above the fire lines to provide that support. it takes a whole mix of people whether it's the department of defense and even fema having roles to play in that. bob fenton, the assistant chief of fema, used to be the division chief in division 9. he is no stranger to this area, born and raised here, this is his home and so he does have a care and an interest in this community and beyond. and so with that it is hard to fill being his replacement at the regional level because not only to fill his shoes all the great work
with the same matter all over again. i own a deli, on california street for the last 35 years. and i have never had to work harder or longer hours to maintain my position and care for my family and be able to pay my rent on time. and last time it was that we fought two trucks and now it is for espresso. i open 5:00 in the morning and my coffee hours are the same as his proposed hours. i sell coffee for basically 4 hours also from 6 to 10 and a switch over to lunch and catering to be able to survive in the high rent district. i cannot be that i can compete with starbucks or peats. there is a peats across the street and a starbucks down the street and around the corner from me. but my position as well as most of our colleagues position is that we are small operators. we work hard. 35 years of survival having four land lords in the same location, having excuse me, up to them to maintain the rent structure to be able to stay there. we had to sell coffee, we have to sell muffins and catering and all of them, the trucks, espresso specialized different foods are taking away every day from nickel and
california communication system and integrating those with our robust communication system, through dsca and the various military interagencies. we will do that, partly because it's interesting, partly because it's challenges, but because as someone said all disasters are local. somewhere there's a little girl or little by or grandmother that is counting on us to get it right. so i thank you in advance for that young boy, that young girl, that family, whose lives will be changed, whose lives may even be preserved, because of your efforts. thank you for inviting me here today, thank you for allowing me to learn from you, thank you for allowing me it share a little bit about what we do and mostly to simply say thank you, it was my pleasure to be here, secretary schultz, thank you, admiral beeman, thank you. ladies and gentlemen, that's all i have. if you have any questions i'll be happy to take them. response and recovery. and the moderator for this panel is the city administrator for the city and county of san francisco, naomi kelly. please help me welcome naomi kelly. (applause). >>
be able to help? ?oo ?a northern california has rich and diverse medical response capabilities. it's impressive the types of capabilities, the number of assets, the number of people trained to do these things are. the california national guard has air and land assets that are substantial and can be rapidly deployed to assist the civil responders in their mission to move people, to get things set up, to establish common security. it's a partnership that really needs to happen and is natural. the governor controls the california national guard, he can make forces appear very rapidly in support of a regional disaster, a local emergency or wherever they are needed, and transportation, communication, security logistics capabilities that come to the table really augment the medical care that's being provided in the disaster scene. >> like colonel ingels, i was impressed by the robust, defined chain of command and a large response capable of being produced. however, in an overwhelming disaster things don't always go as planned and certainly our experiences in combat has showed us there a
, merchants. subject properties at 150 california street and 84 second street, protesting the issue ans on september 28th, 2012 to expresso subito llc of a mobile food facility permit for the sale of espresso permit number 1 1 mff-0167. it is for hearing today and we will start with the appellants who have seven minutes to present their case. >> excuse me, going to put a timer here so i don't jam myself up. >> we will do it as well >> clever. >> i need your card. >> sure. >> it must have fallen on the floor. all right, we will start over, again. >> okay. >> shall i proceed in >> yes, go ahead. >> thank you. for allowing us to present our point of view regarding the permit relating to the espresso subito department order 180199. i am jay walsh president of the 122nd street corporation and speaking for the association. recently my wife asked me why we are responding to the same matter that we had addressed in march my reply was that we can't appeal every case, but in this instance, the approval based on this information or on the current legislation has been approved with no apparent veri
small businesses are important part of the economy. california leads the nation in the number of failures they're feeling a lot of pressure now because of competition from the malls and also, from the uncertainty of tax rates. this boutique owner usually has two sales people to help. not this year, she's working because she may be facing a spike in taxes in the new year. the so called fiscal cliff. about half of the small businesses pay taxes at a 35% rate. so without a tax deal, rates could spike to 42% n addition she is postponing orders for bring merchandise. >> we've had to small a bunch of stouf make sure it's going to be okay for next season. >> did that hurt you?. >> absolutely. bigger stores able to carry out the lines you know they get them earlier than we do. we follow them out so, long. >> small business owners worried whether they'll northbound business next year. this is one of them. >> you don't want to lose it all after 30 years in business. that would be a terrible thing. there is a lot of small business owners are single. >> small business owners feeling the s
and where our immigrant population came from. there are two important characteristics of the california latino community that we all know, but it's worth repeating. it is one of the fastest growing populations in our state. that's a fact and it's a very young population. good for young age. well, you know the latino heart and soul of our city is represented through those of you here tonight in attendance and through our 2012 distinguished honorees that represent the diverse latino populations in san francisco. from your accomplishments in business, big and small, to the joy in entertainment that you provide us through your artistic accomplishments, and from your pursuit for social and restorative justice through community service, your essential coverage in the media, your commitment to education and to health and assures every one of us reaches the true heights of our potential, and lastly to the innovators constantly looking for new ways to make our lives efficient and making sure everyone has access to information. we are humbled by all of your service, and all of us share a com
us at the stage. [applause] jenny is a community development director of city northern california. she is responsible for the community development, investment in the community -- community redevelopment act program and making sure that under served communities in the marketplace have access to financial services and products. prior to her position with citi she served with the congress of california seniors a state wide nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting low income families on the issues of health care, affordable housing, transportation and consumer protection. please give a round of applause to jenny. [applause] our next honoree in the field of business is jammy man maldanado from the mission district. >> jiemy was born in san francisco in the late 60's and living in the mission and defined yourself by chicana, latino or mexican. his father founded the bakery and he took over in 1992 after graduating from san francisco state. when we asked him what circumstances shaped him he said greeing up in the mission shaped me and we knew our fathers cleaned a dish, picked
the gulf of alaska will shove the storm track into northern california. that transition will be next wednesday. so it's a while off. it's about four or five days off. once it happens, we are going to get wet and wet quickly. so enjoy the sunshine while we have it and you will have it coming up tomorrow. >>> downtown san francisco so many great opposite is there to enjoy for your holiday shopping. 7 degrees above average. san jose 71. and livermore 71 degrees tomorrow. fairfield 71. napa 71. san rafael 69 degrees. 70 oakland. redwood city and mountain view. sunday nice mainly sunny skies, sunday any monday. cloudier on tuesday. that's a sign that things are changing. by wednesday, it's going to be raining for a while. enjoy the sunshine. enjoy the sunshine all weekend. that's your cbs 5 forecast. >>> thank you. today black friday tomorrow small business saturday. how the bay area's mom and pop stores plan to lure shoppers through their doors. >> alabama ,, [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby co
. the reagans had first met prince charles when he was in california while serving with the royal navy in the early 1970s and they had an equally fond relationship with the queen and prince philip as well as princess margaret, the queen mother and her cousin, princess alexandra. they kept an expensive personal correspondence the by was given permission to read at the presidential library in california, the reagan library, and the letters tell a story of a fall of fullness on both sides over more than three decades. a correspondence that continues to this day with nancy reagan. in june of 1982 when the reagans were in europe for a summit meeting as the queen invited them to stay at windsor castle which was the first personal invitation for an american presidential couple. not only did she arranged for a dedicated telephone line, at she had the first shower installed in the more than 900-year-old castle because she was told that is what the president needed. there was a family dinner on the first site and the following morning the queen invited to reagans to breakfast. it was surprisingl
mother's new paragon outlet stores. it is the first outlet mall to open here in california in more than 10 years. it's expected to create 2,000 permanent jobs, on top of hundreds more seasonal positions. >>> store sales indicate a 2.3% increase so far for black friday compared to last year, and on-line sales have jumped about 20%. overall, holiday spending is expected to grow by 4.1%. all of that shopping enthusiasm spread to the stock market today. the dow shot up more than 170 points, and the nasdaq was up more than 40 points. there is a dark side, though, to this black friday. coming up, how thieves use this big shopping down to rip people off. >> rescue crews pulled five people from a yacht taking on water on san francisco bay. also on board, a dog, cat, and snake. the yacht was about 300 yards north of the berkeley peer. the largest vessel in this video is the one in trouble. three people stayed on board as it was towed. no one was injured, and everyone was wearing a life jacket. >>> a possible early morning shopping trip ended with a horrible crash that killed a 24- year-old woman
the satellite showing mostly clear conditions over northern california there are clouds to the north as part of this storm system impacting the civic northwest. heavy rain at this cloud coverage will begin to press across the bay area on sunday. but we could see a decent about of sunshine and a great holiday weekend. morning temperatures will be in the 30's in the north bay. and the east bay valleys, 40's and 50's by the bay. highs for the afternoon san jose will seek nearly 70 degrees and upper 60s towards concord, danville, livermore. mid-60s along the bay and san francisco will be another nice day. 67 degrees in san rafael. with your kron 4 7 day around the bay increasing clouds on tuesday as we do have a change in the weather pattern arriving with rainy weather on wednesday, thursday and friday >> coming up the forty- niners quarterback situation what horrible is saying about it. will it change the n f l? and the warriors are playing in denver. [ male announcer ] steak combos. featured now at sizzler. tri tip sirloin with fried shrimp, malibu chicken, or grilled shrimp. starting at just
to retroactively accept and expend grant of 120,000 from california wellness foundation to participate in program entitled adolescent health working group health education collaborative for the period of october 1, 2012 through september 30, 2014. >> thank you. we have michael baxter from the department of public health on this item. the other thing i should mention is for department heads or budget analysts on either side of the rail, when you make your presentation please come up to the podium to speak. we will not be able to pick up your image on the other side as well. >> good morning supervisors. this is a simple request. the california wellness foundation is giving the department 120,000, 60,000 of each over two years. it is supporting a larger project between the department of public health, unified school district and about six community-based agencies. we are in support of the unified district's recent resolution to support 15 hours of sexual health education in the class room for all ninth graders. so this is partial funding for that project. >> thank you very much. this item there are
'm here with the california music and culture association. as i believe you know, cmac is california's only trade association representing that life interest. we are industry representatives, nightclub owner, artists, fans dedicated to enrichment and preservation of music and culture in california. a 6,000 to 17,000 seat venue will certainly fill a critical void. cmac is hoping this will augment the burgeoning night life and restaurant scene with an influx of new visitors. we also look forward to working with the warriors to make sure their venue is self managed and local talent and promoters are able to take advantage of proposed new facility. thanks very much. >> thank you. >> madam chair and members, i'm with the san francisco travel association. we couldn't be more supportive of this effort to bring a world class sports and entertainment arena to san francisco. as you know, tourism is a major industry in san francisco, bringing in 8.5 billion supports 41,700 jobs and contributes 426 million to the city budget. this would create thousands of more jobs and generate hundreds of mill
and made it possible for this to be watched all over northern california. all right. are you ready now? we can really get it started. [cheers and applause] . i said are you ready? [cheers and applause] it is my pleasure now to introduce two members of the best broadcast team in baseball. please welcome dave fleming and john miller. >> now, all along the parade route this song that echoed through the ballpark and my broadcast partner on the radio dave fleming somehow has involuntary reaction to it. a lot of people think he's so into it. whenever the music comes on he can't contain himself. it's not even that and i'm going to show you it right now. >> i'm not sure where you're going with this john. >> it's uncontrollable for him so he's not really into even the thought of it but i want to show you what really happens. we seen him do it so many times in the ballpark. along the parade route they were pleading for him to do it. >> i don't know. >> so really -- now keep your eyes on dave. watch what happens when i say "oh gangom style". >> john, can do it with me too. >> okay, okay. i ca
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in california after state lawmakers agreed to give them a one year reprieve from collecting sales tax if they agreed to build in the state. >> lots of people buying their christmas trees this weekend. what types are expected to be the most popular. >> and cigarette smokers being asked to recycle. what a company wants to do with them. >> and a weather will highlight your saturday afternoon. a look at your day planner coming up. six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso.
. >>> more details now on the wal- mart labor action. this was a scene in southern california. a crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered at the entrance to the store in the city of paramount. sheriff deputies ordered the protesters to leave and most of them obeyed but nine people did not and they were arrested without incident. >>> another arrest came in portland oregon. police took a 33-year-old protester into custody last night after he yelled at employees then refused to leave. things were peaceful outside the portland wal-mart today. >>> you know about black friday, how about plab friday. it's face wide but it started right here in oak hasn't -- it's nationwide but it started right here in oakland. >>> and temperatures dropping rapidly. where we could have some patchy fog first thing tomorrow morning and the temperature change you can expect for the weekend. >>> and it's on menus for $25 a bowl. but it won't be there for much longer. and some are claims that is discrimination. >>> thousands gathered at union square in san francisco tonight for the 23rd annual tree lights ceremony.
-foot tree. >>> california's great america in santa clara the second annual global winner wonderland is underway. lights, lanterns and lasers highlight the display. they also have face painters, jugglers, fire dancers and fire eaters. >>> coming up, why they are planning to resume the remains of yasser arafat in a few days. and larry hagman who played on "dallas" has died. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> veteran actor and '80s icon larry hagman has died. he's best known as the oilman on "dallas." he appeared from 1978 to 1991. earlier this year he revived his jr role in a reboot of the role on cable. costars patrick duffy
's sponsored tree lighting. 33,000 lights. 1100 ornaments cover that 83-foot tree. >>> california's great america in santa clara the second annual global winter wonderland is underway. lights, lanterns and lasers highlight the display. they also have face painters, jugglers, fire dancers and fire eaters. >>> coming up, why they are planning to resume the remains of yasser arafat in a few days. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> this is abc7 news. >> veteran actor and '80s icon larry hagman has died. hag is probably best known as the oil baron j.r. august on the hit series "dallas." he appeared from 1978 to 1991. earlier this year he revived his j.r. role in a reboot of the series on cable. according to a dallas newspaper, costars linda gray and patrick duff
are moving to california. i cannot wait to start. he has been very successful. what he said to me after that almost brought me to tears. he said -- this is probably the worst thing that has ever happened to me, but it may be the best thing that has ever happened to me -- that spirit and willingness to look ahead. this is the situation i am in. i will not let it get me down. give me my pathetic limbs and arm. turn me loose. i will show you what i can do. these kids not only have technical skills, they have been trained to say -- yes, sir. they show up on time. they are disciplined. they have trained to get the job done. it starts in the beginning. we teach them right face and left face. if guy goes right, and he was supposed to go left, everybody suffers. you learn the importance of teamwork. [laughter] it is also an efficient way to move a group of human beings around by marching them. they are introduced to a drill sergeant. the drill sergeant is the worst thing they could have ever imagined. he said -- i am now your mother and your daddy. forget all of the things you learned from home
california. police in paramount arrested nine pro testors blocking traffic on a street belonging to a group that started demonstrate agent 5:00 this morning against low wages and working conditions at the store. a spokesperson says demonstrators had little impact on business reporting record sales on thanksgiving night. >> hundreds of people lined up outside of the stores in the bay area helping to get a crack at black friday deals. the crew from the best buy in pinole opened doors. big attractions were a toshiba television. police were near fwoi make sure shoppers stayed safe. another crowd of shoppers rushed into a pinole k mart store. regarding that k mart store, people walked in with a black friday ad in hand. abc 7 news experienced black friday hustle and bustle today. >> hustle indeed it was for the first time ever, doors opened at this mall at midnight. hundreds lined up outside, waiting to get in. and since then, thousands have streamed through these+x doors to take advantage of the deals today. it's a tradition many look forward to as soon as dinner is digested. >> we do this every
ornaments covered the 83-foot tree. >>> at california's great america in santa clara, the second annual global winter wonderland is under way. lights, plan -- lanterns and the lighting of the spectacular display. this is the only u.s. stop for the wonderland that features face painters, jugulars, fire dancers and fire eaters. love the fire eaters. >>> still to come, chaos across the country as millions turned out to get in on the black friday deals. we'll show you some of the biggest spots. >> and how you can shop and help out your community this weekend. >> and along with on-line shopping comes another problem, package theft. what you need to know to make sure your on-line purchases arrive at their destination. >> coming up next on "nightline" as millions take to the stores this black friday, we have an inside look at the new blockbuster individual yoy game that is looking to -- video game that is looking to out gun the competition. and we ta >>> we continue to follow the breaking news out of pinole. this is a live picture as crews frantically try to dig out a man who has been stuck in
several defense coordinating officers here over the past couple of days. certainly the california national guard is represented heavily here. obviously they are going to be the first guys to respond to a disaster and they have several interesting roles not only from a state perspective but as they get federalized or with the dual status commander managing federal response and federal authorities of military authorities flowing in. and most significantly, we're represented today with the commander of northern command, general jackoby. as you know, defense report to civil authorities is not a primary mission area for the department of defense. we have codified it in policy over the years and certainly things have advanced since 9/11 and hurricane katrina, but there has been a real gap in detailed preplanning for emergency response, particularly as it works its way down the chain into the tactical forces that would respond, most specifically i think those on active duty. this is an area that we don't tend to pay a lot of attention to and very often when it comes we tray to look the other wa
. fire stations in california have much higher levels in their dust than do california residences or other kinds of industries like electronic breakdown industry or airplane industry, so you have high levels of this flame retardant in fire station, i don't think anybody knows where that's coming from but it would be interesting to do some kind of studies trying to figure out the sources of these so-called fire retardants, there is not enough in these chairs to stop fire, sitting on this chair would be like sitting on a bunch of geographic, be really uncomfortable and cost a lot, so i think there's a lot of interesting thing that is can happen in the fire department. i thank the breast cancer fund because i learned a lot from your presentation, i work at common bhaoel and we do a three day intensive training on breast cancer and environmental health and we want to work with you all to develop a training with the breast cancer fund on those chemicals that firefighters are specifically exposed to nr the course of feting a fire which has to do with insulation and houses, diesel and so
california wal- mart. this large group of workers as well as the union members. protesting near the largest retailer, wal-mart. this is a protest not just in southern california but in the entire country. and the states of texas, maryland. try out workers, and working saying that these pay, the health care, and the company retaliation. despite the picket lines they are saying that it is having its best black friday and ebert. we spoke to one employed that it is great news for us. the best-black friday ever. >> we want the customers at wal-mart because this is how they pay our bills. this is how we statkeep the store opened the does want to keep the doors open. >> wal-mart says that only 50 employees did not show up for work on a black friday. the workers that were here saying that that is a lie. many employees did not show up for work trying to make the point that the company that they need to get to the table and figure out some of these issues. cnn and, paramount, california. the many people are starting off their bapart from the bargains but some of them are going to be even without even
the homeless rather than give spare change. >>> another step back to closing california's budget deficit. the steal of the state's first pollution permits brought in much less money than expected. the governor and lawmakers projected three auctions would raise $1 billion. but now analysts project it will only bring the state around $216 million. the governor's january budget could reflect the lower projections. >>> illegal marijuana growers appear to be growing green. investigators say growers around the country are turning to solar power to remain off the grid and avoid deduction. police in new mexico said it's a growing crime and have busted many illegal marijuana operations that use solar panels. authorities in california say they're patrolling the wine country for solar panel thefts. they believe they're being used to grow pot. >>> in the sierra, this year's black friday turned out to be fairly white. here is a look at conditions on the roads and on the slopes. >> reporter: these snowmen were hanging out in mud and grass, and the skiers and snowboarders were headed higher up. >> it's
-- >> in 2010, there was not a single elected official of the california who came out in favor. >> leveraging technology in cording efforts. to the extent this is an issue that is galvanizing young people at gw, chess is there are an ability -- chances there are ability to connect with students at other universities. you never know. the ability to leverage technology to form a movement is something young people have invented with these days. >> i have a questing going back to the drinking and driving. when you're pulled over, they have a breathalyzer that can tell how much alcohol as in assistant. if someone were to be pulled over and maybe they smoked marijuana at the past hour, that thc would still be in their bloodstream it is smoked marijuana a week ago. it the are pulled over and the test says you have thc in your bloodstream and you are driving completely not under the influence, what kind of device could be made to make that a fair argument? >> it would be much larger constituency about creating that device. >> beyond that, law enforcement has other techniques. they do not need a speci
in tahoe, california. what else is in taho right now? with ur talking about snow and snow men. >> they dusted a fair amount of snow. this is the nirs in teb o ten years. the summit has been opened. >> nearly a dozen area resorts are now open. if you like beautiful weather, i don't think our skins ran away with our finding. clear peninsulas, also back in the eet way. >> otherwise, today, not doing a whole lot of late november. rook at these temperatures below 70s in downtown jose. >> nor tonight, a huge drop off. 20-30 drg colder than the daytime highs. >> the largest concern will be like yesterday. we'll have the interstate five corridor. if you're heading back into the central value, that's something you'll want to look out for. squl let's take you outside of that live hd sky camera network: you can see you have some traffic but not nearly as much. >> tonight shlgs hopefully, a lot of people just enjoying a little bit of the holiday. we're off to see the same thing in san francisco. that will be in the forecast as we head out tomorrow. >> high pressure is going to build in an
ingels, california national guard. i'm one of the airmen and soldiers, almost 21,000 strong, that answers the governor's mission. it's available to all civil providers out there and emergency responders and it is in california the substantial or the equal of many third world countries in terms of military force that can be applied to a disaster. >> i'm lynn wilder, i'm the emergency management coordinate roar at san francisco general trauma center and i'm also representing the san francisco council of emergency partnership which is the group of emergency management coordinators from each of the hospitals throughout san francisco who mead regularly with dph and dem to plan and prepare for our medical response. >> as rob mentioned earlier, one of the primary reasons for the medical exchange is to get an understanding of the capabilities, what can the military bring and what are some of the challenges that we as civilians are going to face when we have this large number of casualties. so what i'd like to hear from our civilian panelists is what were some of our observations a
'm captain houston with the california national guard. i'm with first marine briged. i've been coming to san francisco since may for the planning efforts and i got to participate in the com drill with 6 marines and we were dispersed from all 3 different sites. >> good morning, everybody, my name is michelle geddis, i'm with the san francisco department of emergency management, i'm responsible for the project management ofrs and one of our major programs is the interoperatability program. so i was more than delighted to be part of this com exercise, i was able to be an evaluator at the ocean beach location and we have a lot of lessons learned to talk about. thanks. >> one of the challenges that we have in civilian and also you as military is that common operating picture. how do we make sure that all of our resources in the field, back in the command post, have the same operating picture and we can ensure that we have an unity of effort of everyone. and with the command and control exercise that we started with, this was one great opportunity for the military and the civilian groups
tree lighting. 33,000 lights and 1100 ornaments covered the 83-foot tree. >>> at california's great america in santa clara, the second annual global winter wonderland is under way. lights, plan -- lanterns and the lighting of the spectacular display. this is the only u.s. stop for the wonderland that features face painters, jugulars, fire dancers and fire eaters. love the fire eaters. >>> still to come, chaos across the country as millions turned out to get in on the black friday deals. we'll show you some of the biggest spots. >> and how you can shop and help out your community this weekend. >> and along with on-line shopping comes another problem, package theft. what you need to know to make sure your on-line purchases arrive at their destination. >> coming up next on "nightline" as millions take to the stores this black friday, we have an inside look at the new blockbuster individual yoy game that is looking to -- video game that is looking to out gun the competition. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ]
. >>> people in southern california may soon have a new way to get to las vegas with some interesting perks. >>> plus it's been going on for more than a decade. we're going to show you the san francisco landmark that is kicking off it's annual toy drive. [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> the city of los angeles may be moving toward a ban on elephants and traveling circuses. it was recommended the full council vote on such a ban, or ban the use of elephant holds called bull hooks. >>> las vegas is a popular destination for folks in southern california, and by late next year, there may be new train service to take them there. a company called las vegas railway express has signed a contract with union pacific to use a section of track from san bernardino county to los angeles. the ticks would cost $99 each way. the train cars would all have bars and big
of baseball, san francisco california. i think people forgot this team won 94 games in the regular season in a division that is probably as under rated as any division in sports. beat two excellent teams to win the national league and go on to detroit and unfortunately with detroit with all due respect they didn't know what they were in for. [cheers and applause] you fans, this city, this organization, this team wants all of us, or tries to make all of us better men, better people, better husbands, better friends. larry alluded to it the life lessons watching these guys perform everyday and we have a phrase for it "feeding the beast". this game is a rugged game and like life you need to put a lot into it and they became teammates and competed like nobody has seen. i am humbled to be part of this. i am so happy for all our family and friends and this is why we do this, and you folks will be etched in time and in history as one of the greatest teams not only in san francisco history but in baseball. [cheers and applause] . you earned it and you couldn't have done it without a hall of fa
at california hastings college of the law, and here representing citizens for a sustainable treasure island. to keep my comments very brief we prepared analysis of the proposed amendments and i would like to submit those, one for the record and one for each planning commissioner at this time. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> good afternoon commissioners. my name is sue vaughn and here with the sierra club here in san francisco. i am on the executive board and i want to point out that no one -- the sierra club deals with this kind of issue all the time. this is our bailiwick want we hire lawyers to address these issues. no one came to us and asked us about the proposed changes to ceqa, and it was entirely by accident that we found out about this matter a few weeks ago and we have been rushing to deal with it since then. i got a bunch of documents about 11:15 p.m. last night that explain this so we're trying to get our head around it, and it's just not enough public notification so i am going to read the -- what the sierra club's position is. as an initial problem the
track will sag down in to northern california and really change our weather from very sunny to very wet or very stormy. that pattern change will happen next week specifically next wednesday and for about five straight days we're going to see a chance of rain. enjoy the sun while we have it, which we do right now. mainly sunny all the way through monday. nights will be chilly. afternoons will be mild in to ts . wet pattern starting on wednesday. how about tomorrow? 70 in oakland. nearly 70 in concord. 71 in san jose. campbell, 72. san mateo, 68. around the 70-dk south to walnut creek, pleasanton, tri-valley. in marin, 68. petaluma 68. if you're shopping in downtown 8 degrees tomorrow. gorgeous as we head back to schr work on monday. tuesday we get cloudier. rain h friday. rain is likely. sports is likee ly coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, kaepernick would start sundy for the team sunday. does jm harbaugh echo hi >> today in a radio interview, dante whitner said kaepernick would start against new orleans. does jim harbaugh echo his sentiments? >> no, we feel like there's no comp
most wanted on his way back to california after an arrest in mexico. i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm allen martin. ewing on the long running . we are getting late word tonight, the actor best known for playing the conniving and mischievous j.r . ewing on the long running series dallas has died. he died late this afternoon from complications of cancer. he was 81. cbs reporter alexis looks back at his career. >> stay out of my affairs pamela. >> you make me sick. >> everybody hates me. they love this character. >> love him or hate him. audiences watched seasons of him playing the infamous j.r . in dallas, j.r . cheated his family, friends and his wife while taking plenty of knocks of his own. when the who shot j.r . episode airs 83 million americans tuned in to watch. in real life heavy drinking led to a liver transplant that prolonged his life and perhaps gave him a sense of mortal hi his tv character j.r . never shared. like j.r . he was born in texas. the son of pack tres mary actress martin. >> we first new him at the astronaut from i dream of jeannie. he received no residuals fo
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sight in southern california. a circus camel on the run with her handlers in hot pursuit. she brought traffic to a standstill on a major boulevard. but her great escape was foiled. she was captured and brought back into captivity. >>> holiday shopping season is officially underway, in you have not heard. and one group of bay area women meet every friday. for them, the shopping season is the giving season. >> reporter: in a corner, needles are clicking. and women are chatting. meet the knitters. they meet every friday afternoon in galleria for cake, conversation and community service. >> it's good for the soul. >> reporter: the two dozen women are mostly retired san francisco school principals and teachers. and their fingers do serious work making christmas gifts. >> we see a need and we want to help. >> reporter: this season, they are donating 3 hand of their handmade scarves and hats to ship to children in poverty. they put them in school boxes full of school supplies and toys. they hope to give 9 million children shoe box gifts worldwide. >> this may be the only kind of gift they ev
. but the priorities would have changed if prop 30 had not passed. thankfully the voters in the state of california pass that allowing us not to move to 10 furlough days. that would be tragic for the students. for me the school continues to be a priority. it's a priority for our district and our city and many families. and unfortunately we made i commitment to the class of 2014-15, not just sfusd but something as a city. and to allow our students in our first two classes not to graduate at these alarming numbers. and particularly in the african-american and latino community would be a travesty. and i am certain that the district here on out would be committed to reallocate that the classes after 14 and 15 would have a different structure and set up of the budget. that decreases every year unfortunately. so i am going to make a motion to move this forward with recommendation. >> thank you, a motion to move forward with recommendation. supervisor oblos. >> thank you, i will second this motion and speaking as someone who has worked in the school district as a counselor and has parents in the school di
is 3% but at age 55. >> california highway patrol is also looking for new recruits. chp plans to take applications for next recruiting class in january but becoming an officer is not easy. screening process takes up to 18 months and leaves out of 97% of applicants. they must be between 20-35, no felony convictions. applicants must pass physical and psychological evaluations. >> some people who live in a small marina in redwood city are moving out while others are staying behind are fighting plans to convert the property into a condo complex. vic lee has the story. >> betty and her husband was leaving with all their belongings, this after living here for 12 years. >> it was wonderful. we enjoyed it. we had our little community. >> most of the people living on boats in this marina has left. yellow caution tapes mark the berths. 36 of some 88 tenants are still here. they were all given eviction notices that they would have to move by mid-january. pete's widow wants to sell the property to a developer who is planning to build a 411 unit apartment and condo complex. family attorney says al
for places where they have a physical presence. down here in california amazon is building a warehouse here and this one there loss angeles. this is a million square feet and go fashion retailers it is another reason for them to worry. >> amazons go is to get items faster to customers and to offer same-day delivery. you can avoid stores if you want and have a package delivered to your home in a matter of hours. >> this is a win for consumers but tough for local consuresellers. >> this will take away the one advantage that retailers to have to compete with amazon. >> this means that retailers would make up their gang. >> retailers need to take a lesson from amazon and they need to focus on the consumer experience and they need to become more sophisticated. those who want a lesson on how to drive can learn from this store in sampras's go. >> we have had almost everything comedown-- >> michael tucker stores are thriving. the readers that we have are working with the public and this is what we have here with this commended. a basic reminders that our resellers and annette should know whether no
on misconceptions used to pass that bill. bill 376 prohibits sale, purchase or possession of shark fin in california to. populations also seeking to prevent finning where the fin is cutoff and the shark thrown back to die. the chinatown neighborhood association says there is a law against finning. there are no endangered shark species in the u.s.. saying it's not fair to use the rest of the legally caught sharks just not the fin. the association says it plans to take this all the way to the supreme court necessary. >> there is word help for salmon populations is working. >> officials say the population in the russian river is thriving. >> this is dry creek. a beautiful day. but there is more going on here, if you look, beneath that water you can see salmon. preparing to spawn and continue the life cycle this, year, they are coming back in larger numbers than we've seen in the last decade. >> p excess of 6300 fish. >> that is doctor greg horton they have been focusing on coho and stheeld but seeing choonic in large numbers bodes well. >> it's an indicator of how good conditions are. >> and a good sta
. >> for verizon wireless in northern california we have two separate offices, we have in walnut creek and also folsom near sacramento. we have another redundancy center in texas. we have it all across our infrastructure and also with our teams. >> thank you. we have one question in the back. >> yes, my question is regarding your ability to bring in repair equipment or crews to make repairs or back-up equipment in case your infrastructure is broken. i know they have that capability but in this area, you know, many roads, bridges would be damaged. do you have your own internal aviation capability or lift capability to bring in those repair equipment and crews or is that something that you would be looking to other organizations to provide that airlift capability? >> start with mr. johnson. >> yeah, we have some limited capability in terms of aircraft and on site helicopters in our outskirting area, but in terms of a major event in the san francisco bay area, we would be heavily focused on those folks who provide that service to us under contract. we do not have our own helicopters in oakla
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